Köln updates: Horst Heldt nets major transfer, Funkel reveals that he’s finished after the season

Friedhelm Funkel. Two major stories concerning 1. FC Köln broke late Sunday evening. Journalists at footballing magazine Kicker discovered that Horst Heldt and the managerial team have scored apparently a major transfer coup for the coming season, whichever league the club ends up playing in. 

In an another major development concerning next season, the local Kölner Express newspaper revealed that head-coach Friedhelm Funkel won’t be remaining with the club after the 2020/21 campaign.